LA VERNE (CBSLA) — Two people were hospitalized Saturday after a police pursuit ended in a violent crash in La Verne, authorities said.
The incident unfolded on Foothill Boulevard and Baseline Road just before 1 a.m. Saturday.
Police said the car was seen leaving the location of a suspected illegal casino. Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over for a code violation but the driver refused to stop.
That’s when authorities say Pomona police were in pursuit of a vehicle with two occupants inside.
The pursuit lasted a couple of miles and reached speeds of upwards of 100 mph. When the driver attempted to go on Baseline and make a right-hand turn, despite slowing speeds, they lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle eventually went airborne and flipped numerous times before landing.
As a result, the passenger in the vehicle was ejected from the car. Both the passenger and the driver were hospitalized.
No further details were immediately released.